Verbs of communication

Verbs and words of communication in French

To add Ajouter
To admit Admettre
To adress Adresser
To affirm Affirmer
To announce Annoncer
To apologize S’excuser
To approve of D’approuver
To argue Se disputer
To ask Poser une question
To ask for Demander
To assure Assurer
To authorize Autoriser
To break the silence Sortir du silence
To bring up Soulever une question
To broadcast Retransmettre
To call Appeler
To call Nommer
To chat / to discuss Discuter
To claim Prétendre
To clarify Préciser
To clarify Clarifier, élucider
To command Commander
To communicate Communiquer
To condemn Condamner
To confess Avouer, confesser, admettre
To confirm Confirmer
To contest Concourir
To contradict Contredire
To converse with S’entretenir avec
To convince Convaincre
To criticize Critiquer
To deceive Décevoir
To declare Déclarer
To define Définir
To deny Nier
To designate Désigner
To display Manifester
To doubt Douter
To emphasize Souligner, accentuer
To exaggerate Exagérer
To exchange Échanger
To explain Expliquer
To express Exprimer
To fill (somebody) in mettre qqun au courant
To flatter Flatter
To forbid Défendre
To forbid Interdire
To gossip about Faire des commérages
To hear Entendre
To implicate / to imply Impliquer
To indicate Indiquer
To influence Influencer
To inform Informer, renseigner
To insist Insister
To interrogate / to question Interroger / Questionner
To intervene Intervenir
To invite Inviter
To justify Justifier
To keep quiet Garder le silence
To listen to Écouter
To make a statement Faire une déclaration
To make small talk Papoter
To mean Signifier
To mention Mentionner
To mumble Marmonner
To murmure Murmurer
To note Noter
To object S’opposer
To offer Offrir
To offer Offrir
To pass on (something) Transmettre (quelque chose)
To persuade Persuader, convaincre
To point out Indiquer
To predict Prédire
To pretend Prétendre
To promise Promettre
To pronounce Prononcer
To propose Proposer
To prove Prouver
To publish Publier
To quote Citer
To read Lire
To recognize Reconnaître
To refuse Refuser
To refute Réfuter
To register Inscrire
To remark / to notice Remarquer
To repeat Répéter
To reply / to answer Répondre
To represent Représenter
To require Exiger
To retort Répliquer
To reveal Révéler
To say Dire
To shout Crier
To shriek Crier (un cri perçant)
To sign Signer
To silence Réduire au silence
To slander Calomnier
To speak Parler
To speak out Parler haut et fort
To speak up about sth Parler ouvertement de quelque chose
To state Établir
To stress Souligner
To stutter Balbutier, bégayer
To suppose Supposer
To talk Parler
To talk down to Prendre quelqu’un de haut
To talk through Discuter sérieusement
To talk to each other Se parler
To tell Raconter
To think through Bien réfléchir à
To translate Traduire
To whisper Chuchoter
To wish Souhaiter
To write Écrire
To yell Hurler
A conference Une conférence
A conversation Une conversation
A crowd Une foule
A debate Un débat
A dialogue Un dialogue
A discussion Une discussion
A hint Une allusion
A lecture Une conférence
A megaphone Un mégaphone
A microphone Un microphone
A misunderstanding Un malentendu
A monologue Un monologue
A point of view Un point de vue
A speech Un discours
An allusion Une allusion
An argument Un argument
An awkward silence Un silence gêné
An interview Un entretien
An objection Une objection
An opinion Une opinion
Advised Informé
Alerted Alerté
Amended Modifié
Announced Annoncé
Answered Répondu
Broadcasted Diffusé
Clarified Clarifié
Communicated Communiqué
Condensed Condensé
Confession Confession
Consulted Consulté
Contacted Contacté
Convinced Convaincu
Convincing Convaincant
Corresponded Correspondant
Criticism Critique
Defined Défini
Detailed Détaillé
Disagreement Désaccord
Disseminated Disséminé
Documented Documenté
Emailed Envoyé par courriel / par e-mail
Emphasized Souligné
Explained Expliqué
Expressed Exprimé
Gossips Des potins
Highlighted Souligné
Informed Informé
Interpreted Interprété
Interviewed Interviewé
Moderated Modéré
Narrated Narré
Notated Notée
Notified Notifié
Posted Publié
Presented Présenté
Published Publié
Questioned Interrogé
Recorded Enregistré
Relayed Relayé
Reported Signalé
Scribed Marqué
Shared Partagé
Specified Spécifié
Statement Déclaration
Suggested Suggéré
Synthesized Synthétisé
Transcribed Transcrit
Translated Traduit
Transmitted Transmis
Tweeted Tweeté


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